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    We’ve been standing near this window all day today welcoming visitors to the church for our open day. It’s been wonderful seeing familiar faces who continue to support us to see how we’re getting on, and welcoming new visitors who become enchanted by this beautiful building! Thank you all for your support today!

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      We will be open this Sunday 7th September, 10am – 5pm.  We are looking forward to welcoming you to view the interior of the nave and see how our restoration work is progressing.  Also available is the ‘Discovering Gravestones Trail’ to learn more of the interesting gravestones in the churchyard. 

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    We had a fantastic open day on Suday with lots of sunshine, visitors and live organ music! A huge thank you to all who came. Image of the Week #94

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    Open Day

    Christ Church will be open Sunday 6th July 10am – 5pm To view the interior, learn some of its history and see how the restoration work is progressing. And come and sample some of our homemade elderflower cordial!

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    What a wonderful day – a big thank you to all of you that came to our open day. Your words of encouragement and support are so appreciated, thank you! Image of the Week #90

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      This week we have been putting together a leaflet for the ‘Discovering Gravestones Trail’, which we are launching next Sunday 8th June at our Open Day (10am – 5pm). The trail will hopefully encourage people to explore the churchyard to discover some of the interesting gravestones here and learn a little more of Welshpool’s heritage. The event is part…

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      The Laburnum tree in full flower in the churchyard. Image of the Week #87 We are currently putting together a ‘Gravestone Discovery Trail’ leaflet which will be launched at our next Open Day on Sunday 8th June. A perfect way to explore the churchyard and learn a little more of it’s rich history, especially when it’s looking quite lovely…

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    Nature Table – April

      :: Wild garlic : Dandelion : Lime : Herb Robert : Germander Speedwell : Ground Ivy : Common Dog Violet : Lady’s Smock : Apple blossom : Bush Vetch : Daisy : Wych Elm : English Oak : Primrose : Hawthorn : Laurel ::   The Nature Table is now a display for our openings on a Thursday afternoon.…

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    We’re open!

    Breaking news!! Christ Church will be open every Thursday afternoon 1 – 2.45pm. After years of procrastination, discussion and seeking advice, we have set up as an official not-for-profit company limited by guarantee – ‘Christ Church Welshpool’. As a result we can now open regularly to start in a small, low key, humble way, to realise the idea of enabling…

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    Showing it as it is… 2014

    In January of last year, I posted about ‘showing it as it is’ and revealing the not quite so tidy bits of the church which don’t normally make it onto the blog. It featured two full length shots looking over the pews with all our possessions stacked in a seemingly chaotic jumble. I wanted to record this as a way…